Juniper Networks has announced its intent to acquire Mist Systems for $ 405m as the company aims to deliver on the promise of a software-defined enterprise.
Mist Systems, which offers a wireless LAN network powered by AI, will see its technology combined with Juniper's wired LAN, SD-Wan and security services if the deal receives approval. Juniper Networks will also leverage Mist's AI capabilities by extending them across its portfolio for software-defined architectures.
Juniper Networks CEO Rami Rahim explained in a blog post that the acquisition would put it in the unique position to service the enterprise from end-to-end, saying:
“With our planned acqui…
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